Iranian couple filmed dancing in Tehran are jailed for 10 years

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Couple convicted of ‘encouraging corruption and public prostitution’ after video of dance went viral

An Iranian court has handed jail sentences of more than 10 years each to a young couple who danced in front of one of Tehran’s main landmarks in a video seen as a symbol of defiance against the regime, activists said.

Astiyazh Haghighi and her fiance, Amir Mohammad Ahmadi, both in their early 20s, were arrested in early November after a video went viral showing them dancing romantically in front of the Azadi Tower in Tehran.

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